1443 - Implantable loop recorders for diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke

Page last updated: 06 January 2017

Application Detail

Status

Open

Description of Medical Service

Implantable loop recorders (ILR) monitor the electrical activity of the heart, continuously storing information as electrocardiograms, and recording abnormal activity such as arrhythmia. The ILR is implanted under local anaesthesia.

Description of Medical Condition

There are two medical conditions that are relevant to this service: cryptogenic stroke defined as cerebral ischemia of obscure or unknown origin; and atrial fibrillation that is a common cardiac arrhythmia.

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Investigative

Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

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PICO Confirmation


Final Protocol (PDF 1081 KB)
Final Protocol (Word 844 KB)

Assessment Report

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Public Summary Document

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Meetings for this Application

PASC

11 - 12 August 2016

ESC

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MSAC

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